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List Time - Historical Fiction

Helloooo! Okay, guys, I’m starting a new series where I list my top five faves in a given category. And I totally welcome you to join me! 310 more words


War Stories

My grandfather, after he retired from the Army Corps of Engineers, taught military history for a number of years, and by the time I was born he’d amassed a small library’s worth of books and then some. 1,070 more words


"Number the Stars" Book Review


The Nazi Occupation of Denmark has affected Annemarie’s life in countless ways. She can’t talk on the streets in the same way for fear a solider will hear. 280 more words



Lois Lowry (1937) wrote Gooney Bird Greene in 2002. Lowry is also the author of Number the Stars and The Giver, the later made into a movie in 2014.

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Number the Stars | book review

The Synopsis

“She was glad to be an ordinary person who would never be called upon for courage.”

The year is 1943. Life for ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen is a lot different from yours and mine.

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Number the Stars | WWII

Support and love and acquiescence are all so muddled in the human experience that I wonder sometimes if we don’t mistake love and support for agreement. 420 more words

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Green Glass and Grown-Ups

I’ve worked in bookstores off and on, mostly on, for a number of years, and, in case you hadn’t guessed, I gravitate towards the children’s section. 1,050 more words